Steven Winn

Steven Winn is a San Francisco based free-lance writer and critic and frequent City Arts & Lectures interviewer. His work has appeared in Art News, California, Humanities, Manhattan, Symphony Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle.

Articles By This Author

Steven Winn - January 24, 2022

The pianist explores the power and mystery of repetition on her latest pandemic-era release.


Steven Winn - January 24, 2022

The New York company is staging performances of Lesson Plan on (where else?) Zoom

Steven Winn - January 24, 2022

Soloist Gautier Capuçon has charisma to spare in the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2.


Steven Winn - December 5, 2021

Naxos releases new recordings of Mieczysław Weinberg’s The Passenger and Kevin Puts’s Silent Night.

Steven Winn - November 23, 2021

It’s tennis on the lawn and bespoke fashion, but a strong cast communicates the heartache behind the comedy.

Steven Winn - October 25, 2021

The cello virtuoso plays gracious host and keen collaborator in this multilingual outing.

Steven Winn - October 18, 2021

Soloists Jeremy Denk and Claire Chase add lift to an avian-themed concert.


Steven Winn - October 18, 2021

A superb cast and dramatic staging give Beethoven’s opera 21st-century relevance.

Steven Winn - October 11, 2021

Vital contemporary works inspired by street art set the stage for a fresh reading of Beethoven’s Seventh.

Steven Winn - August 6, 2021

This second entry in ABS’s summer festival reveals both the pinnacles and pitfalls of reinterpreting the master.